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- adj. Not apprehending.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not apprehensive; not fearful or suspecting.
- Not intelligent; not ready of conception, perception, or understanding.
- Unconscious; not cognizant.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not recognizing or slow to recognize danger
It is dangerous for youth to behold beauty in the pomp of all her charms, with every look bent upon conquest — more dangerous to see her in the hour of unaffected and unapprehensive ease and simplicity, yielding herself to the graceful whim of the moment, and as willing to be pleased as desirous of pleasing.
I told him, I was entirely easy and unapprehensive; and, after all his goodness to me, should be so, if he saw the Countess every day.
My aunt expressed her fears, however, and looked at me, as I did at her, with a countenance, I suppose, far from being unapprehensive: but Sir
All this, to make her unapprehensive, and that she may have nothing to pull her back.
Whither, to be absolutely made unapprehensive of any body else? —
In the first place, she knows not what a mind unapprehensive will do for her, in a state to which all the sex look forwards with high satisfaction.
This is a circumstance worthy of notice; for it clearly shews, that he was not unapprehensive of meeting with resistance from the natives, or unmindful of the necessary preparation for the safety of himself and his people.
They settled upon the faces and arms of the paddlers, totally unapprehensive of rebuff.
The Caliph was gloomy and ill-humoured, and the officers and attendants in waiting silent, vigilant, and not unapprehensive; for when the brow of the monarch was clouded none could tell when the storm might burst forth, nor whom the lightning of his wrath might strike.
Her husband was first stricken down, and after a week of suffering, died in a delirium, which, while it startled and saddened the little flock, kept him all unapprehensive of the evils which might visit his bereaved family after his departure.
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